Update – BA Facing Record Fine for Data Breach

Update to our report in September 2018 regarding the data breach of BA’s website where BA customers were being diverted to a fraudulent website where the personal data of approximately 500,000 customers were compromised. The ICO has announced that following an extensive investigation in to the breach they have issued […]

Introducing the PAQ course for agile testers

Following the sudden demise of the very popular Certified Agile Tester (CAT) course at the start of 2019 a new course for agile testers has emerged in the form of the Practitioner in Agile Quality (PAQ) The course is designed to build on the agile knowledge that testers possess by […]

Google hit with £44m GDPR fine – are you compliant?

Google has been fined €50m (£44m) by the French data regulator CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, the same as the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK) for breach of the new (May 18) EU data protection rules (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR). CNIL stated that the […]

ITIL 4® Available Now!

What is ITIL? ITIL is the most widely accepted approach to IT Service Management in the world. It helps individuals and businesses use their IT infrastructure to realise business change, transformation and growth. It is developed and governed by Axelos, and has evolved over the years to ensure it remains […]

PRINCE2® – right now the UK needs Project Managers!

What is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a structured project management methodology, originally developed by the UK government in the late 80s as a standard for delivery of information systems projects. In 2013 ownership was passed over from HM Cabinet office to Axelos Ltd in a joint venture […]

ISTQB Advanced Security Tester – What is it and why should I consider it?

In this latest blog post we introduce a new training course within the ISTQB portfolio that aims to ensure testers are security savvy and address the skills shortage that is leaving organisations and their data, systems and process vulnerable to attack. Security breaches are big news and the threat is […]

Classroom, Virtual, eLearning or Blended training – Which one is right for me?

It has been a couple of years since we last spoke in this blog about the various training delivery methods available so I thought it was time to update, most especially as more and more are coming on stream. With improvements in technology, the range of methods you can choose […]

22% of people professionals believe they lack the skills required in their role

Time to improve your skill set with some training? The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) recently published their survey ‘The people profession in 2018’ report, exploring the career paths, professional priorities, values and job satisfaction of over 1,500 people professionals. Amongst the extensive findings, 16% said they lack […]

Do you run an airport? We have a new course for you!

Drones – Disruptive Operations and Countering: Vulnerabilities and Opportunities This course will give delegates an introductory-level appreciation into disruptive drone activities, elements of system design, insights into potential vulnerabilities and methods for defeating the devices. Whilst land and water-based drones (surface and sub-surface) are included, the course primarily considers airb

National Cyber Security Awareness Month – October 2018

Since its inception in the USA in 2004, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month aims to focus on raising awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security amongst companies and the general public and provide resources to protect themselves online enabled through education and sharing of good practices. The European Cyber Security […]